iPad 5th Gen • Buyer's Guide

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Avg Price: $237

Apple released the fifth-generation iPad in March 2017. This iPad was running iOS 10.3 at launch, and similar to previous versions, the fifth-generation iPad was available in a WiFi-only and a WiFi + Cellular model. The iPad features a 9.7-inch display with a resolution of 2048 x 1536, and it was powered by the Apple A9 processor with the Apple M9 motion coprocessor, and options for 32GB or 128GB of storage space. The fifth-generation iPad also has a 1.2MP front-facing camera, 8MP rear-facing camera, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2, and a Lightning connector for charging. New features that arrived with this model iPad included iBeacon, a barometer, and Touch ID for device security.

What are the iPad 5th Gen color choices?

The Apple iPad 5th Gen is available in 3 colors:

  • Gold
  • Gray
  • Silver

How much storage does the iPad 5th Gen have?

The Apple iPad 5th Gen has 2 storage options:

  • 32 GB
  • 128 GB

How much does the iPad 5th Gen cost?

In April 2021, the average sale price for the 32 GB option was $204, the 128 GB option was $248.

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iPad 5th Gen Specs

(L x W x D)
240 x 169.5 x 7.5 mm
9.45 x 6.67 x 0.29 inches
Weight 469 grams
16.48 ounces
Display / Screen
Description Retina, LED-backlit Multi-Touch display with IPS technology | 264 ppi
Resolution 1536 x 2048 pixels
Display Size 9.7 inches
Description Apple A9
Cores 2
Ghz 1.84
Description Rear: 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels, autofocus | Front: 1.2 MP, [email protected], face detection, HDR, FaceTime over Wi-Fi or Cellular
Megapixels 8.0 megapixels
Description 32.4-watt-hour | Up to 10 hours of surfing the web on Wi-Fi, watching video, or listening to music
Replaceable No

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